|TYPE OF COURSE UNIT||Elective Course
|LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT||Bachelor's Degree
|YEAR OF STUDY||-
|NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED||6
|NAME OF LECTURER(S)||-
|LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
||At the end of this course, the students;
1) Explain fundamental theories of media psychology.
2) Develop a critical point of view regarding how certain social sub groups are represented in media.
3) Define basic research methods utilized in media psychology.
4) Define how people perceive, interpret, use, and respond.
5) Develop critical awareness of the impact of media on individuals and society.
|MODE OF DELIVERY||Face to face
|PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSE||No
|RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT||None
|COURSE DEFINITION||This course is designed to examine the role of psychologists play in the media and explore the impact of media and technology on human behavior. Apply psychological theories and principles and increase students? understanding of how marketing and communications impact modern media in a global society. The role of psychology in such fields as media consulting, advertising, and media research are discussed.
|1st Week ||Getting Started, Definition of Media |
|2nd Week ||Introduction to Media Psychology|
|3rd Week ||Research Methods in Media Psychology|
|4th Week ||Violence in Media and Its Effects|
|5th Week ||Representation of Prosocial Behavior in Media |
|6th Week ||Media and Pornography |
|7th Week ||Advertisements and Media|
|8th Week ||Mid-Term Exam|
|9th Week ||Children and Television|
|10th Week ||Adolescents and Media |
|11th Week ||Representations of Social Groups in Media |
|12th Week ||Representations of Mental Disorders in Media |
|13th Week ||Gender Roles and Media |
|14th Week ||Internet|
|RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING||Giles, D. (2008). Media psychology. NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Inc. Publishers.
Harris, R. J. (2009). A cognitive psychology of mass communication. NY: Routledge.
|PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS||Lecture,Discussion,Questions/Answers
|ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA|
|Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)||60|
|Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)||40|
|Preparation for Quiz|
|Individual or group work||14||4||56|
|Preparation for Final exam||1||30||30|
|Preparation for Midterm exam||1||25||25|
|Laboratory (including preparation)|
|Total Workload / 30||5,83|
|ECTS Credits of the Course||6|
|LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION||English